Munly / Munly & the Lee Lewis Harlots
Album: Munly & the Lee Lewis Harlots   Collection:Country
Artist:Munly   Added:Nov 2004
Label:Alternative Tentacles Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2005-02-13 Pull Date: 2005-04-17
Week Ending: Apr 10 Apr 3 Mar 20 Mar 13 Mar 6
Airplays: 1 1 2 2 1

Recent Airplay
1. Dec 07, 2013: late night dryer
Goose Walking Over My Grave
4. Dec 09, 2009: Lost Adam
Amen Corner
2. Nov 07, 2012: late night dryer
Amen Corner
5. Oct 14, 2009: Lost Verses
Goose Walking Over My Grave
3. Feb 24, 2010: Denver Verses
Of Silas Fauntleroys...
6. Feb 22, 2007: Fiction Romance
Cassius Castrato the She-..

Album Review
Your Imaginary Friend
Reviewed 2005-02-09
Another Slim Cessna offshoot Jay Munly delves into dark twangy strange folky slash "gothic" western slash slash mopey cool stuff just dripping with requisite MakeOut Room/Docs Clock Mission hipsterness. Sure to give that crowd a boner, it titilates me as well. Good stuff, especially in the face of being compared to Nick Cave etc ad nauseum. Gotta respect them for that alone. Check it out for yourself.

1) very nick cave'ish vocs/background vocs, train beat western and dark
2) heavy on female back vocs, mostly acoustic based, darkness, epic
3) banjo turns upbeat bluegrassy
4) melllower, well thought out in its darkness
5) spacey intro goes on to train beat brushed drums and ethereal vocs, unique and interesting for this realm if anything, definately great if everything
6) dramatic story telling
7) quiet wind sound fade in, spoken word intro about horses give this a faux hipster western feel especially talking about scrub jay biology that doesnt exist,
turns yee haw look maw ahm a cowboi!
8) slow waltz w/ fem duet, dark as hell for all you dudes thinking about killing your own unborn child
9) upbeat, wearing out the "gospel" nick cave theme thin
10) upbeat urgent dramatic
11) string arrangements reign heavy here, more drama
12) lots of bowing, strings, lend a uniqueness to the urgent beat, feel, female vocs ring of Jarboe
13) acoustic heavy 3/4 waltz, dark
14) some yodeling figures prominently with the more typical rock beat
15) more rocky, low fi initial tone, dark and reverby, a great synopsis of the whole shebang

Track Listing
1. Amen Corner   8. Goose Walking Over My Grave
2. Big Black Bull Comes Like A.   9. The Leavening of the Spit..
3. Old Service Road   10. A Gentle Man's Jihad
4. Another Song About Jesus   11. The Denver Boot Redux
5. Cassius Castrato the She-..   12. Of Silas Fauntleroys...
6. 'ragin' Cajun'   13. Jacob Dumb
7. Song Rebecca Calls 'the..   14. My Second Salvation Army...
  15. River Forktine Tippercanoe